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Wooing investors, Rwanda hosts first tantalum-tracking blockchain

Rwanda's mining boss announced on Tuesday the world's first blockchain project to track tantalum from the pit-face to the refinery, part of a push to woo investors seeking a conflict-free source of..
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Peter Greenberg, CBS News Travel Editor, to Host the Ceremony New York, New York, Oct. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 2018 World Tourism Awards will be presented to Global Himalayan Expedition,..
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Rwandan Businesswoman Creates Beetroot Wine [Video]Rwandan Businesswoman Creates Beetroot Wine  00:51

Rwandans enjoy eating beetroot but entrepreneur Assumpta Uwamariya has found a novel use for the vegetable. Reuters reports that she turns it into a red wine that has proven popular with customers in..

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Rwandan entrepreneur turns her beetroot into red wine [Video]Rwandan entrepreneur turns her beetroot into red wine  01:32

An unemployed Rwandan woman has started an international business selling homemade beetroot wine. Sam Holder reports.

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Physics Nobel Announced [Video]Physics Nobel Announced  00:46

Science Magazine reports that this year’s Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to three researchers for devising tools made from light. Arthur Ashkin of Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, New Jersey,..

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Cornell Scientist Resigns [Video]Cornell Scientist Resigns  00:42

According to Science Magazine, a Cornell nutrition scientist has resigned after retractions and misconduct findings based on his research. In a statement issued yesterday, Cornell’s provost, Michael..

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Nigeria:Why a New National Carrier is Never Likely to Get Off the Ground

[The Conversation Africa] One of the most vexatious ironies about Nigeria - perhaps even an embarrassment - is the lack of a national airline. Nigerians are often very piqued to be travelling on..
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Naby Keita becomes third Liverpool player injured in Nations Cup qualifiers

Naby Keita went off with a suspected muscle strain in Guinea's 1-1 draw against Rwanda.
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Rwanda Starts Tracking Conflict Metal Tantalum With Blockchain

The Rwandan government has turned to blockchain to track tantalum, a metal used in consumer electronics and often associated with conflict zones.
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Premier League: Naby Keita becomes third Liverpool player to be injured during international break after tweaking hamstring

Liverpool's injury woes have gotten worse after midfielder Naby Keita was helped off the field injured during an Africa Cup of Nations match between Rwanda and Guinea.
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Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita to undergo scan on hamstring injury

liverpool midfielder naby keita to undergo scan on hamstring injury
The Liverpool midfielder sustained the problem during Guinea’s clash with Rwanda in Kigali and left the pitch holding his thigh. There is no indication as yet just how bad the problem is.
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Rwanda:Govt, AfDB Sign U.S.$269 Million Loan to Increase Power Supply

[New Times] The Government has borrowed $269 million (Rwf237 billion) from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to invest in sustainable, affordable and reliable electricity services.
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French prosecutor recommends dropping probe of 1994 Rwanda president killing - source

A French prosecutor has recommended dropping charges against eight senior Rwandan officials, including the defence minister, who were being investigated over the death of president Juvenal Habyarimana..
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In sign of better relations, Rwandan heads Francophonie body

YEREVAN (Reuters) - Rwanda's foreign minister was named head of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) on Friday, a sign of slowly improving relations between Paris and Kigali a decade..
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WHO sees Congo's Ebola outbreak lasting 3-4 months at least

Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak is expected to last another 3-4 months and could spread at any time to Uganda or Rwanda, which are well prepared but have not approved use of a vaccine,..
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Rwanda: The New Rwandan Labour Code: A Mixed Bag Of Pro-Employer And Pro-Employee Changes - ENSafrica

Effective from 6 September 2018, Rwanda's New Labour Code (law n° 66/2018 of 30/08/2018 regulating labour in Rwanda) repealed law n° 13/2009 of 27/05/2009 regulating labour in Rwanda, which has been..
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Rwanda court orders critic of president released on bail

By Clement Uwiringiyimana KIGALI (Reuters) - A Rwandan high court judge ordered the release on bail on Friday of an opposition activist and her mother who were detained last year on charges of..
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Raising hopes of political tolerance, Rwanda orders critic of president released on bail

Rwanda on Friday ordered the release on bail of a vocal critic of President Paul Kagame, further raising hopes for greater political tolerance in the country after the release last month of another..
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Here's why UN hounoured PM Modi with 'Champions of the Earth Award'

The United Nations on Wednesday awarded its highest ‘green’ honour to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Known as ‘Champions of the Earth Award’, the honour signifies commendable work done by an..
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WATCH: Theophilus Afelokhai's heroics helps Enyimba hold Rayon Sports

watch: theophilus afelokhai's heroics helps enyimba hold rayon sports
The Aba Elephants played a barren draw with the Rwanda based outfit with the goalkeeper putting up a great showing
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Rwanda to immediately free jailed opposition figure

Rwanda has decided to immediately free Victoire Ingabire, an opposition leader jailed for 15 years, after President Paul Kagame exercised his power to grant mercy, the justice minister said on..
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Rwanda decides to free jailed opposition leader Victoire Ingabire

Rwanda has decided to free Victoire Ingabire, an opposition leader who was convicted for 15 years, the justice ministry said late on Friday.
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EXTRA TIME: Arsenal legends Lauren and Alex Scott attend Gorilla naming ceremony in Rwanda

extra time: arsenal legends lauren and alex scott attend gorilla naming ceremony in rwanda
The former Cameroon defender was among the high-profile celebrities in Rwanda for the annual gorilla naming ceremony on Friday
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WATCH: Cote d’Ivoire survive Rwanda scare in Kigali

watch: cote d’ivoire survive rwanda scare in kigali
The Elephants secured a hard-earned away victory against the Wasps to put their Afcon qualification chances on track
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